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Caverton accepts first Level D helicopter sim in Africa

Caverton accepts first Level D helicopter sim in Africa

21-Apr-2021Source: Caverton Helicopters

In the presence of the Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Cpt. Musa S. Nuhu and Mr Franck Riester, French Minister Delegate in charge of Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, Caverton and Thales sign the acceptance of the Reality H full-flight simulator configured for the AW139 helicopter, installed in Caverton’s brand-new training center located at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Nigeria.... Read more

Frasca named subcontractor for US Navy TH-73 Program

Frasca named subcontractor for US Navy TH-73 Program

9-Apr-2021Source: Frasca

FRASCA International, Inc. (FRASCA) has been named as a subcontractor for the US Navy TH-73A Aircrew Training Services (ATS) Contract. The prime contract was awarded to FlightSafety Defense, a FlightSafety International Company that will provide Contractor Instructional Services (CIS) and availability on 18 FRASCA-designed and manufactured Level 6 and Level 7 Flight Training Devices (FTDs).... Read more

TKK Orders 2nd EC135 FTD from FRASCA

TKK Orders 2nd EC135 FTD from FRASCA

26-Feb-2021Source: FRASCA

FRASCA International, Inc (FRASCA) has received an order for an EC135 Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) from TKK (Tokyo Aircraft Instrument Co.), Tokyo, Japan.The FTD will include some very advanced features including a visual system with five (5) 70 inch flat panel HDTV monitors mounted in front of the cockpit  Two displays are mounted... Read more

Genesys Aerosystems’ Announces New Virtual EFIS Tool

Genesys Aerosystems’ Announces New Virtual EFIS Tool

5-Feb-2021Source: Genesys Aerosystems

Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog company, announced the availability of a new software tool for all levels of Full Flight Simulators/Flight Training Devices and integration testing, the Virtual IDU (VIDU). The VIDU is a software platform that runs on a Windows PC and emulates a physical IDU-680 or IDU-450.  Utilizing standard TCP/IP, the VIDU can be... Read more

CopterSafety targets March operations for AW169 simulator

CopterSafety targets March operations for AW169 simulator

8-Jan-2021Source: Coptersafety

Coptersafety started the installation of its next Level D Full-Flight simulator at the beginning of summer 2020, and it is estimated to be ready for training at the beginning of 2021. The installation work is done in cooperation with the experts from TRU Simulation + Training and Rockwell Collins, which are responsible for delivering Coptersafety’s... Read more

Indra delivers the second NH90 simulator to the Spanish Armed Forces

Indra delivers the second NH90 simulator to the Spanish Armed Forces

22-Dec-2020Source: Indra

Indra delivered the latest FMS (Full Mission Simulator) on November 23 to the NH90 Simulator Center, which has been in operation at the Spanish Army’s Aviation Academy (ACAVIET) CESIHEL Center, at the Agoncillo military base in La Rioja. With this delivery, Indra positions itself as one of the few companies that offers training solutions for... Read more

Airbus opens up on details of H160 simulator

Airbus opens up on details of H160 simulator

10-Dec-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

When H160 test pilot Olivier Gensse stepped out of the full flight simulator (FFS) after the final practice run and said: “That felt just like the H160,” it was music to the ears of the simulator project team. of hard work had paid off, paving the way for the simulator’s qualification by the European EASA airworthiness authority in August... Read more

NSPA upgrades Sea Lynx simulator for German and the Portuguese Navies

NSPA upgrades Sea Lynx simulator for German and the Portuguese Navies

10-Dec-2020Source: NSPA NATO

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has recently upgraded the Joint Lynx Simulator Training Establishment (JLSTE), a helicopter simulator, operated by the German and the Portuguese navies to train the Sea Lynx crews. The modification project mainly consisted on the installation of new projectors, a new Mylar screen, and an editor to load and... Read more

Barco provides projection system for Tiger Helicopter simulators

Barco provides projection system for Tiger Helicopter simulators

8-Dec-2020Source: Barco

Barco, a global leader in visualization technology, is proud to announce it will provide the projection solution for two Tiger helicopter simulation systems. The end customer commissioned ST Engineering Antycip (formerly Antycip Simulation) for the upgrade, who in their turn selected Barco’s FL40-4K projectors for the job. The two Tiger helicopter simulation systems are located... Read more

State-of-the-art technology sets new standards in helicopter pilot training

State-of-the-art technology sets new standards in helicopter pilot training

25-Nov-2020Source: VRM

VRM Switzerland develops and builds training solutions for helicopters at the highest technological level. Helicopter operators and ATOs have already implemented new training concepts to save costs, be more efficient and environmentally friendly. The spectrum of helicopter training on simulators is thus greatly expanded. VRM Switzerland has allocated resources to deliver and commission 15 training... Read more

Simaero acquires AS332M1 Full Flight Simulator

Simaero acquires AS332M1 Full Flight Simulator

30-Oct-2020Source: SIMAERO

SIMAERO, a global and independent provider of pilot training services, is proud to announce the acquisition of the Airbus Helicopter – Super Puma AS332 M 1 Full Flight Simulator which will complete the existing fleet in SIMAERO Johannesburg Training Centre. The simulator, manufactured by Thomson CSF, was initially set up in Switzerland and moved to... Read more

CAE hands over CAE 700MR NH90 simulator to Royal New Zealand Air Force

CAE hands over CAE 700MR NH90 simulator to Royal New Zealand Air Force

20-Oct-2020Source: CAE

CAE announced that earlier this month it officially handed over a CAE 700MR Series NH90 flight training device to the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF). “This advanced NH90 simulator means Royal New Zealand NH90 aircrews can train safely and cost-effectively in New Zealand,” said Matthew Sibree, Managing Director,... Read more

Entrol launches the H05 / H125 FNPT II simulator

Entrol launches the H05 / H125 FNPT II simulator

15-Oct-2020Source: Entrol

The H05 FNPT II simulator is based on the H125 FNPT II, also known as AS350, one of the best-selling helicopters around the world. The standard configuration features dual G500H, GTN 650, a 180° x 40° cylindrical visual system and a worldwide database. It can be certified as EASA FNPT II or FAA FTD level... Read more

Virtual reality simulator transforms training

Virtual reality simulator transforms training

11-Sep-2020Source: RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

A new virtual reality crew simulator is transforming the way RACQ LifeFlight Rescue aircrew officers train for lifesaving winch missions, allowing them to build their skills in scenarios which can’t be replicated in live helicopter training. Crew members carry out winch missions played through a virtual reality helmet, combined with the physical elements built into... Read more

Entrol certifies H135 FTD Level 3 simulator

Entrol certifies H135 FTD Level 3 simulator

8-Sep-2020Source: Entrol

This certification represents an important milestone for Entrol, as the H135 FTD Level 3 has been approved for Proficiency and Operators Checks. That will allow operators to optimize their training costs and expand the training they currently provide. All the components of the simulator, including flight model, systems and hardware panels, have been developed with... Read more

Kazan Helicopters certified Ansat simulator

Kazan Helicopters certified Ansat simulator

20-Jul-2020Source: Russian Helicopters

Kazan Helicopters of Russian Helicopters Holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) received the conclusion of the Center for Expertise and Certification of Aviation Engineering of the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after NOT. Zhukovsky (TsAGI) on the compliance of the Ansat helicopter simulator with all international standards. Ansat’s comprehensive helicopter simulator (KTV) was tested for... Read more

Caverton signs for AW139 simulator from Thales

Caverton signs for AW139 simulator from Thales

4-Mar-2020Source: Daily Trust

Helicopter services company, Caverton and Thales of France, has signed the Factory Acceptance of the AW139 Reality HFull-Flight Simulator, the first helicopter full flight simulator Level ‘D’ tobe installed in Africa. See Full Story.... Read more

Rheinmetall modernizing German NH90 flight simulators

Rheinmetall modernizing German NH90 flight simulators

21-Feb-2020Source: Rheinmetall

As part of the Helicopter Flight Training Systems (HFTS) GmbH team, Rheinmetall is modernizing flight simulators for the German Army Aviation Corps’ NH90 helicopters. A contract to this effect was signed at the end of December 2019. For Rheinmetall, the order is worth a figure in the lower double-digit euro million range. Awarded to HFTS,... Read more

FlightSafety International appoints President and CEO

FlightSafety International appoints President and CEO

17-Feb-2020Source: FlightSafety

FlightSafety International announces that Brad Thress has joined the company as President and CEO. He assumes this responsibility from David Davenport who has left FlightSafety. “I am honored to join FlightSafety International and look forward to leading this exceptional company,” said Brad Thress. “FlightSafety is known for enhancing aviation safety around the world by providing... Read more

AT Systems accepting reservations for IIMC Training Device

AT Systems accepting reservations for IIMC Training Device

11-Feb-2020Source: AT Systems

AT Systems announced it will begin taking pre-order reservations for its patented in-aircraft IIMC/UIMC training system starting March 1, 2020.  After receiving overwhelming interest at Heli-Expo, AT Systems is excited to offer the revolutionary training system to the civilian market starting in October 2020.  Full production is scheduled to begin mid-year. The innovative patented ATS... Read more

Leonardo provides update on AW609 tiltrotor training

Leonardo provides update on AW609 tiltrotor training

28-Jan-2020Source: Leonardo

Developing and fielding state of the art, industry transforming aircraft such as the AW139, has become a matter of routine for Leonardo. This trend continues with the recently fielded AW169 light intermediate twin-engine helicopter, and soon to enter market AW609 tiltrotor. Over the last year, concurrent with aircraft development activities, Leonardo launched an initiative to... Read more

FlightSafety to add new Level D sims for Airbus EC145 and Leonardo AW139

FlightSafety to add new Level D sims for Airbus EC145 and Leonardo AW139

28-Jan-2020Source: FlightSafety

FlightSafety International announces the expansion of its helicopter training programs and services with new Level D qualified simulators for the Airbus Helicopters EC145 and Leonardo AW139. “This significant expansion of the training programs and services we offer to helicopter operators reflects FlightSafety’s commitment to provide a broad range of conveniently located programs that our Customers... Read more

DRF joins forces with Lufthansa Aviation Training for simulator training

DRF joins forces with Lufthansa Aviation Training for simulator training

2-Jan-2020Source: DRF Luftrettung

Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) and the academy of the HEMS operator DRF Luftrettung will present their new offer in the field of pilot training and further training at the HAI Heli-Expo from January 28 to 30, 2020 in Anaheim, California: From August 2020, it will be available A state-of-the-art Full Flight Simulator Level D is... Read more

Horizon purchased Entrol a Bell 505 FTD Level 2 simulator

Horizon purchased Entrol a Bell 505 FTD Level 2 simulator

11-Dec-2019Source: Entrol

Horizon, the Middle East’s largest independent helicopter flight training academy supporting commercial and military operators, has signed a purchase agreement with Entrol for a Bell 505 FTD level 2 simulator, valued at AED5.5 million. The signing took place on the sidelines of the Dubai Airshow 2019. Meeting the latest training technology needs, the simulator is... Read more

A New H145 Full Flight Simulator for the US

A New H145 Full Flight Simulator for the US

9-Dec-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Construction of the new Helisim Training & Simulation Center in the United States is on track. The centre, located at Airbus Helicopters’ U.S. headquarters in Grand Prairie, Texas, will be equipped with latest generation simulators, aimed at accompanying operators’ trainees in the country. Thales, the simulator manufacturer, has already completed production of a new H145... Read more

Jotov & Son Bulgaria purchased an Entrol H01 FNPT II simulator

Jotov & Son Bulgaria purchased an Entrol H01 FNPT II simulator

5-Nov-2019Source: Entrol

The simulator replicates a Bell 206, and it features a GNS 430, a cylindrical visual with three channels and a vibration system. This H01 FNPT II simulator will be used for initial training and practice Bell 206 normal and emergency procedures. This device will be seventh H01 / Bell 206 FNPT II simulator manufactured by... Read more

Alpine Aerotech Develops Digital Flight Instrument Solution

Alpine Aerotech Develops Digital Flight Instrument Solution

31-Oct-2019Source: Alpine Aerotech

ALPINE AEROTECH, a international leader in helicopter maintenance and product development announced that they have officially secured a TCCA STC (FAA/EASA STC pending) for their cost-effective digital flight instrument kit applicable to Bell 212 Day/Night VFR operations. Celebrating 30 years of experience, Aerotech continues to offer unique solutions that reduce maintenance costs and increase aircraft... Read more

Thales complete Airbus H145 Full Flight Simulator for Helisim Training Center

Thales complete Airbus H145 Full Flight Simulator for Helisim Training Center

25-Oct-2019Source: Thales

Thales has completed the production of a new H145 Level D Full Flight Simulator that will be installed in the Helisim Simulation Center now under construction at the headquarters of Airbus Helicopters Inc. in Grand Prairie, Texas. Upon completion of factory acceptance testing, the simulator is now going to be disassembled for shipment to Texas.... Read more

Korean CAA approves AW109 simulator

Korean CAA approves AW109 simulator

3-Jul-2019Source: Entrol

This FTD has been the first entrol simulator to be installed in South Korea, in the city of Daejeon. The FTD features a cylindrical visual system, a vibration system and South Korean data-base with satellite imagery and mission scenarios. It will be used for initial training, IFR, practice emergency procedures and mission operation.... Read more

Leonardo and PWNE add AW189 simulator to Service Agreement in Malaysia

Leonardo and PWNE add AW189 simulator to Service Agreement in Malaysia

25-Jun-2019Source: Leonardo

Leonardo and PWN Excellence Sdn Bhd (PWNE) are expanding their established partnership in Malaysia for the provision of advanced training services announcing the extension of the Authorised Synthetic Training Centre (ASTC) agreement, currently for the AW139 helicopter, to include AW189 Full Flight Simulator (FFS) services. By the end of 2020 PWNE will incorporate a second... Read more

Malaysia becomes regional simulation hub with AS365 and H225 FFS

Malaysia becomes regional simulation hub with AS365 and H225 FFS

3-Jun-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

In the frame of the new Airbus Helicopters South East Asia Pacific (SEAP) regional set-up, the AS365 and H225 Full Flight Simulators (FFS), now both located in Airbus Helicopters Simulation Center (AHSC) Kuala Lumpur facilities, were successfully re-qualified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Both are qualified as dual FFS Level B / FTD... Read more

Reiser to supply first helicopter simulator for Lufthansa Aviation Training

Reiser to supply first helicopter simulator for Lufthansa Aviation Training

15-May-2019Source: Lufthansa Aviation Training

In the course of upcoming investments in new training equipment for pilot training and further education, Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) is cooperating with the manufacturer Reiser Simulation and Training in the field of helicopter simulation. This company is specialized in the production of helicopter full flight simulators of the type H145/H135 Level D. With the... Read more

Full Flight Simulator upgraded

Full Flight Simulator upgraded

10-Apr-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

The Full Flight Simulator (FFS) of Airbus Helicopters in Helisim (France) has been upgraded with the latest step 3 Helionix version delivered on new H175 aircraft. In addition to the improved similarity with the aircraft real life situations, this update includes new mission capabilities: • AFCS SAR (Search And Rescue) modes allowing to perform SAR... Read more

FlightSafety and Metro Aviation celebrate five years of Louisiana Level D simulators

FlightSafety and Metro Aviation celebrate five years of Louisiana Level D simulators

22-Mar-2019Source: FlightSafety

FlightSafety International and Metro Aviation celebrate five years of delivering training for single and multi-engine helicopters using Level D qualified simulators in Shreveport, Louisiana. “We are pleased to celebrate five years of training in Level D qualified simulators for single and multi-engine helicopters at the Metro Aviation Training Center in Shreveport, Louisiana,” said David Davenport,... Read more

Caverton Helicopters picks Thales for AW139 simulator

Caverton Helicopters picks Thales for AW139 simulator

20-Mar-2019Source: Thales Group

Caverton, a key aviation and marine logistics player for the Nigerian oil and gas industry sector, aims to deliver AW139 Simulator training to pilots. This move is a key step forward in Caverton’s strategic move into flight simulation training services. They have chosen to rely on Thales’s AW139-configured Reality H Full-Flight Simulator to accomplish this... Read more

Toll Helicopters and Seeing Machines have joined forces

Toll Helicopters and Seeing Machines have joined forces

14-Mar-2019Source: Toll Helicopters

Toll Helicopters and Seeing Machines have joined forces to launch a unique eye tracking technology trial this month as part of the Toll AW-139 Full Flight Simulator (FFS) at the ACE Training Centre in Sydney.   The trial is based on Seeing Machines’ Crew Training System prototype which incorporates modern eye tracking technology. The system supports aviation training instructors, pilots and crewmen with intelligent, evidence based data to provide detailed insights into pilot scanning techniques and situational awareness.  The 2019 trial will... Read more

Leonardo to produce AW609 tiltrotor Level D Full Flight Simulator

Leonardo to produce AW609 tiltrotor Level D Full Flight Simulator

7-Mar-2019Source: Leonardo

Leonardo announced at Heli-Expo 2019 in Atlanta the start of production of the world’s first AW609 tiltrotor Level D Full Flight Simulator (FFS) and the intention to introduce the first US-based AW169 Level D Full Flight Simulator. Both will be installed into the new Training Academy being developed at the Company’s helicopter facility based in... Read more

Frasca Delivers AS350 Simulator to TEMSCO Helicopters

Frasca Delivers AS350 Simulator to TEMSCO Helicopters

27-Feb-2019Source: Frasca

TEMSCO Helicopters, based in Ketchikan, Alaska has recently taken delivery of a FRASCA built AS350B2 Helicopter Flight Training Device (FTD).TEMSCO, along with NorthStar and Coastal Helicopters will use the FTD to train their staff pilots. The main focus of the FTD will be training new tour pilots on routes and for transitioning from piston helicopters... Read more

Coptersafety provides update on H125 simulator

Coptersafety provides update on H125 simulator

14-Feb-2019Source: Coptersafety

Coptersafety started the installation of its next Level D Full-Flight simulator at the end of last year, and it is estimated to be ready for training in May. The installation work is done in cooperation with the experts from TRU Simulation + Training, which is the provider of all Coptersafety’s new simulators. The evaluation and... Read more

Helicopter Simulators – Global Market Outlook to 2026

Helicopter Simulators – Global Market Outlook to 2026

28-Jan-2019Source: Research and Markets

The “Helicopter Simulator – Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. “Helicopter Simulator – Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)” Some of the factors propelling the market are huge investments are being made in the advancements of helicopter simulators and increasing demand for commercial aircraft. However, high manufacturing cost and frequent technical faults... Read more

New Chinook simulators ready for training

New Chinook simulators ready for training

28-Nov-2018Source: UK Government

The Chinook Mk 6 synthetic training facility was built following a £53 million contract with Lockheed Martin UK, Rotary and Mission Systems. It is housed at RAF Odiham in Hampshire – home of the Chinook Force, a key component of the Joint Helicopter Command. The state-of-the-art technology includes two Flight Deck Device simulators, a Rear... Read more

China approves Coptersafety simulators

China approves Coptersafety simulators

26-Nov-2018Source: Coptersafety

Helicopter training service provider Coptersafety has received certificates issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China(CAAC) for its current Airbus H145 and two Leonardo AW139 full-flight simulators (FFS). According to CAAC’s evaluation, Coptersafety’s simulators comply with level D requirements of CCAR-60 (China Civil Aviation Regulations Part 60). Level D is the highest certification level. In practice, this means... Read more

Joint Venture launches H145 simulator in Norway

Joint Venture launches H145 simulator in Norway

19-Nov-2018Source: Norwegian Air Ambulance

Norwegian Air Ambulance AS (NLA – Norsk Luftambulanse), Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH(RST) and Norwegian Competence Centre Helicopter AS (NCCH) celebrate inauguration of theNCCH training center in Stavanger/Norway. Establishing an Airbus H145 Level D Full-Flight Simulator is one of the key measures to increaseoperational safety of the air ambulance service in Norway. Following this idea,... Read more

HeliOps take ownership of the SeaKing Simulator

HeliOps take ownership of the SeaKing Simulator

23-Oct-2018Source: HeliOps

HeliOps are delighted to announce that as of October 2018 it has taken ownership of the Sea King simulator at RNAS Culdrose. The simulator itself will remain in situ at RNAS Culdrose and in the current building familiar to all current and past Sea King operators who have trained with the RN. Aircrew Simulator and... Read more

Coptersafety to provide EASA Maintenance Check Flight simulator course

Coptersafety to provide EASA Maintenance Check Flight simulator course

15-Oct-2018Source: CopterSafety

European Aviation Safety Agency EASA will introduce new requirements and regulations concerning Maintenance Check Flight (MCF) operations in 2019. To help helicopter operators meet the new EASA regulations, training service provider Coptersafety announced at Helitech International 2018 it will expand its training offering with a two-day Maintenance Check Flight course. The first Coptersafety MCF course... Read more

Top-level appointments at Coptersafety

Top-level appointments at Coptersafety

14-Sep-2018Source: Coptersafety

Coptersafety has announced two new appointments. Juha Ahtola has been named Head of Quality and Safety and Mikko Kallio Head of Training and Development. The new appointments are effective immediately. Both Ahtola and Kallio will report to Mikko Dahlman, CEO, Coptersafety. ENHANCING THE SAFETY OF HELICOPTER OPERATIONS WORLDWIDE In his new position as Head of... Read more

Coptersafety chooses Rockwell Collins

Coptersafety chooses Rockwell Collins

11-Sep-2018Source: Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins has been selected by Coptersafety to provide three turnkey integrated Level D helicopter dome-based complete visual systems. The systems include multiple EP-8100® image generators, 4K ultra-high resolution, liquid crystal over silicon (LCoS) laser-illuminated projectors, a 240 degree by 80 degree motion-compatible dome display, night vision goggle capability and additional channels for camera systems, vertical reference... Read more

New Zealand orders NH90 flight training device from CAE

New Zealand orders NH90 flight training device from CAE

10-Aug-2018Source: CAE

CAE announced it has been awarded a contract from the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to provide the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) with a CAE 700MR Series NH90 flight training device (FTD). The contract also includes the provision of long-term maintenance and support services upon delivery of the simulator to RNZAF Base Ohakea... Read more

CAE launches CAE 700MR Series flight training device

CAE launches CAE 700MR Series flight training device

19-Jul-2018Source: CAE

At the Farnborough International Airshow, CAE announced the launch of the CAE 700MR Series flight training device (FTD), a next-generation FTD designed specifically for military helicopter flight and mission training. “We listened to our customers to design and develop a high-end flight training device that addresses the highest priorities for military helicopter mission training, such... Read more

Heli Union wins Spanish Civil Guard training contract

Heli Union wins Spanish Civil Guard training contract

10-Jul-2018Source: Heli-Union

The Spanish Civil Guard has awarded Heli Union Training Center a 24 month contract to train 30 pilots. The contract requires training with FFS (Full Flight Simulator) corresponding to the aircraft type Dauphin AS365N3. HUTC provides the utilisation of its FFS which is located in Angouleme Airport along with its highly qualified instructors based on... Read more

CopterSafety upgrades AW139 simulator with Phase 7 avionics

CopterSafety upgrades AW139 simulator with Phase 7 avionics

22-Jun-2018Source: CopterSafety

Since our launch four years ago, we have been working to improve the safety of helicopter operations globally. This represents one more step towards our goal, strengthening our offering to our customers. We are continuing to improve our operational effectiveness according to our growth strategy. We are happy to now serve our AW139 customers with... Read more

Coptersafety appoints Head of Development and Test Pilot

Coptersafety appoints Head of Development and Test Pilot

18-May-2018Source: Coptersafety

In line with Coptersafety’s mission to make a helicopter industry safer for all parties and to provide world-class training, the company has appointed Mikko Kallio as a Head of Development and Test Pilot. Mikko will take a responsibility for various development projects and he will support the introduction of the new FSTD’s and development of... Read more

Barco powered H145 simulator certified to level D

Barco powered H145 simulator certified to level D

2-May-2018Source: Barco

[electronic translation] Training helicopter pilots in air rescue services to handle extremely difficult and dangerous maneuvers in all conditions can only safely be done in simulators providing the highest level of realism and fidelity. The new H145 helicopter full-flight simulator at the ADAC HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) Academy in Bonn, Germany, has just been... Read more

CAE opens new office in Canberra, Australia

CAE opens new office in Canberra, Australia

27-Apr-2018Source: CAE

CAE today announced that its Defence and Security business unit has expanded operations in Australia by opening a new office in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The new office was inaugurated yesterday during a visit from the Honourable Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defence Industry, and Ian Bell, CAE’s Vice President and General Manager, Asia-Pacific/Middle... Read more

Quantum3D Awarded Contract by AVC Defense

Quantum3D Awarded Contract by AVC Defense

19-Apr-2018Source: Quantum3D

Quantum3D, Inc., a leading provider of training and simulation solutions for government and commercial applications, today announced that it is under contract with Advance Vision Company Ltd of Saudi Arabia (AVC Defense) to upgrade and modernize an existing Unit Training Device (UTD) for Bell 412 Helicopters operated by the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF). The... Read more

Coptersafety’s H145 simulator first in the world to be certified with Helionix

Coptersafety’s H145 simulator first in the world to be certified with Helionix

11-Apr-2018Source: Coptersafety

Coptersafety, an independent helicopter flight training service provider, has updated its H145 helicopter simulator avionics software with Helionix Step 2. Furthermore, it has now been certified by the Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi) under EASA regulations.  In order to provide immersive and most realistic training experience available on the market, Coptersafety is the first in the world to offer Helionix STEP... Read more

CAE wins contract to provide Qatar Emiri Air Force with comprehensive NH90 training solution

CAE wins contract to provide Qatar Emiri Air Force with comprehensive NH90 training solution

19-Mar-2018Source: CAE

At the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference (DIMDEX), CAE was awarded a subcontract from Leonardo Helicopters to provide the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) with a comprehensive NH90 helicopter training solution.  The contract is valued at more than C$150 million. The QEAF has signed a contract with Leonardo Helicopters to acquire a fleet... Read more

Thai Aviation Services begins S-92 helicopter training

Thai Aviation Services begins S-92 helicopter training

13-Mar-2018Source: CAE

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC), a joint venture of CAE and the Ministry of Finance of Brunei Darussalam, today announced that Thai Aviation Services has begun Sikorsky S-92 helicopter simulator training at the CAE Brunei MPTC. Under a multi-year contract, Thai Aviation Services S-92 helicopter aircrews have started conducting their S-92 simulator training... Read more

CAE wins contract to provide S-70B training

CAE wins contract to provide S-70B training

12-Mar-2018Source: CAE

CAE today announced that CAE USA has been awarded a contract by the United States Navy under a U.S. foreign military sale (FMS) program to provide the Brazilian Navy with a comprehensive S-70B Seahawk helicopter training system. CAE will design and manufacture two S-70B training devices:  a fixed-base S-70B operational flight trainer (OFT) to be... Read more

Training Begins with FlightSafety’s New Airbus Simulator

Training Begins with FlightSafety’s New Airbus Simulator

1-Mar-2018Source: FlightSafety

FlightSafety International announces that training has begun using  the new Airbus Helicopters EC130T2 full flight simulator located at its Learning Center in Denver, Colorado. The Center is also equipped with Level D qualified simulators for the Bell 407GXP, Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3 and EC135. “We are pleased with the response to our Level D qualified... Read more

Precision Flight Controls and Ryan Aerospace develops B206 simulator

Precision Flight Controls and Ryan Aerospace develops B206 simulator

27-Feb-2018Source: Ryan Aerospace

A joint venture between Precision Flight Controls (PFC) and Ryan Aerospace (Australia) has seen the development of a new, cost-effective Bell 206 helicopter simulator which recently received certification under Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) rules as an Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD). This product will be on display at Heli-Expo in Las Vegas, USA next week (Tuesday 27 February –... Read more

Precision Flight Controls releases simulator for B206 and B407GXP

Precision Flight Controls releases simulator for B206 and B407GXP

19-Feb-2018Source: Precision Flight Controls

Precision Flight Controls to demonstrate its FAA approved B-206/407 helicopter flight simulator at Heli-Expo, Las Vegas 2018. The B-206/407 flight simulator was first introduced at Heli-Expo 2017. Since then we have achieved FAA AATD certification. Pushing the limits the B-206/407 is built to FAA FTD Level 7 standards and is now capable of additional functionality... Read more

Thales upgrades Swiss Air Force AS532 simulators

Thales upgrades Swiss Air Force AS532 simulators

4-Dec-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Swiss Air Force has used Thales to upgrade their simulators. They upgraded their AS532, Super-Puma, EC635 simulators. The upgrades will enable pilots to train in a realistic environment, reports Airforce Technology.  ... Read more

Simhawk Adds Direct Buyer and Seller Chat Functionality to its Platform

Simhawk Adds Direct Buyer and Seller Chat Functionality to its Platform

21-Nov-2017Source: Simhawk

Simhawk Inc., announced the addition of new chat functionality to its global flight simulator marketplace and also extended the deadline for its Annual Simulator Training Survey. New Chat Functionality The new chat functionality allows buyers and sellers to communicate directly via Simhawk in order to seek additional details regarding requests and proposals that are submitted... Read more

Qatari Amiri Air Force launches AW139 simulator

Qatari Amiri Air Force launches AW139 simulator

9-Nov-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Qatar’s Amiri Air Force were happy to open their new simulation centre for the AgustaWestland AW139. The simulations, developed by Turkish Havelsan, will train pilots and crew for different weather conditions. It is also said that it will cut training hours by 3,800, reports Kuna.... Read more

Palm Beach Helicopters take delivery of training device

Palm Beach Helicopters take delivery of training device

8-Nov-2017Source: Palm Beach Helicopters

Palm Beach Helicopters took delivery of ELITE Simulation Solutions newly FAA approved single-seat, single-control with motion Advanced Aircraft Training Device. The fidelity of this helicopter flight training device gives benefits beyond the instrument, commercial, ATP and 7.5 hours VFR flying credits. The accuracy of this trainer allows procedural training for most VFR practical test standards,... Read more

Coptersafety launches H145 Level D simulator

Coptersafety launches H145 Level D simulator

1-Nov-2017Source: Coptersafety

Coptersafety, a fast-growing flight training service provider, is taking one of the world’s first H145 level D full flight helicopter simulators into commercial use. The Finnish Civil Aviation Authority has granted the simulator the EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) level D certification. Level D is the highest level of full flight simulator qualifications available. “This... Read more

Serco awarded extension to helicopter pilot training contract

Serco awarded extension to helicopter pilot training contract

31-Oct-2017Source: Serco

Serco has been awarded an eight-year extension to its contract with leading simulation technology specialist CAE to deliver helicopter pilot training and provide facilities management services for the Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF) at RAF Benson. The state-of-the-art simulated training facility is used to train Royal Air Force and Royal Navy helicopter aircrew,... Read more

CAE extends British military contract

CAE extends British military contract

30-Oct-2017Source: CAE

CAE announced that it has agreed to a contract amendment with the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) on the aircrew training services provided at CAE’s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF). The agreement and contract amendment continues the 20-year partnership that CAE and the UK MOD have established under a private finance... Read more

Simhawk Launches Annual Simulator Training Survey

Simhawk Launches Annual Simulator Training Survey

25-Oct-2017Source: Simhawk

Simhawk Inc., announced the launch of its first Annual Simulator Training Survey. The survey is open to all flight operations and individuals that utilize flight simulators for training. It will provide the first ever overall view of customer satisfaction in the industry, analyzing customer satisfaction as well as availability, pricing, and a number of other... Read more

Palm Beach Helicopters installs TH22SM AATD from ELITE

Palm Beach Helicopters installs TH22SM AATD from ELITE

20-Oct-2017Source: ELITE Simulation Solutions

Lantana, Florida-based Palm Beach Helicopters has completed installation of a new TH22SM Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD) manufactured by ELITE Simulation Solutions (ELITE). The TH22SM is a single-seat, single control trainer based on the Robinson R22 helicopter. The ELITE TH22 is available in four configurations and all models are FAA approved for IFR, Commercial, ATP,... Read more

Coptersafety and Østnes collaborate on H125 training in Nordics

Coptersafety and Østnes collaborate on H125 training in Nordics

11-Oct-2017Source: Coptersafety

Coptersafety, a rapidly growing flight training service provider, and Østnes, a Nordic Airbus Helicopters distributor, are launching a cooperation to improve the operational safety of Airbus H125 (previously known as AS350) helicopters in the Nordic countries. According to the agreement, Østnes is now an authorized dealer for Coptersafety’s training services. Coptersafety’s training centre is adjacent... Read more

Metro Aviation adds first South African simulator customer

Metro Aviation adds first South African simulator customer

2-Oct-2017Source: Metro Aviation

Aerios Global is the first South African company to train at the Helicopter Flight Training Center (HFTC) in Shreveport, Louisiana, and says they will be back annually.  The offshore and land-based helicopter services company, stationed in Cape Town, currently operates a variety of aircraft including an EC120, AS350, AS365 and the newest addition, the EC145. ... Read more

Héli-Union Training Center certified its entrol H135 T2+ FTD Level 2 simulator

Héli-Union Training Center certified its entrol H135 T2+ FTD Level 2 simulator

27-Sep-2017Source: entrol

Last June, Héli-Union Training Center certified its entrol H135 T2+ FTD Level 2 simulator. It is equipped with a spherical visual and a vibration system that allows pilots to feel real effects in the cockpit such us vortex ring, turbulence or ground contact. The simulator has 3-axis autopilot, ACAS, weather radar and dual GTN 750... Read more

Polish Air Force​ puts ​​CAE-built SW-4 ​fu​ll-flight simulator e​n​ters service

Polish Air Force​ puts ​​CAE-built SW-4 ​fu​ll-flight simulator e​n​ters service

7-Sep-2017Source: CAE

At the MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition, CAE announced that the Polish Air Force has accepted into service a CAE 3000 Series SW-4 full-flight simulator (FFS). The CAE 3000 Series SW-4 helicopter simulator is located at the 41st Air Base School in Deblin, Poland, and will be used by the Polish Air Force as part... Read more

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